Diploma in Business Planning is Delivered Through the Following Channels:

Diploma in Business Planning

Students can take this course in the classroom and receive a QQI Level 6 Business Planning Award or take this course online and receive a Diploma in Business Planning from City Colleges.

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to carry out a detailed investigation of a proposed idea and assess its viability and potential in setting up a business, working independently, or within a supervisory capacity.

Course Overview

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Learners will be able to:

 

1 Evaluate the market opportunity for a new idea in terms of market size, market segments, customer behaviour, and potential target markets

2 Apply the marketing concept and market segmentation strategies to a specific business and marketing plan

3 Apply financial planning techniques with particular reference to sources and uses of funds, cash flow, and the layout of financial statements to a specific business and marketing plan

4 Recognise the importance of adopting effective marketing, quality control, and customer service policies

5 Identify the key process for successfully marketing a product or service

6 Develop an awareness of the importance of personnel planning and facilities management

7 Evaluate the role and function of professional bodies/agencies within a relevant business domain

8 Apply business management theory to a practical scenario in the development of a viable business plan

9 Demonstrate a range of good communication skills to enable the professional presentation of a business plan and associated proposals

10 Utilise key terminology associated with the business and marketing plan in order to generate a business and marketing plan. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to carry out a detailed investigation of a proposed idea and assess its viability and potential in setting up a business, working independently or within a supervisory capacity

 

Assessment

A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding the Diploma.

 

Classroom – QQI Level 6 in Business Planning

 

Assignment 70%

Skills Demonstration 30%

 

Online – Diploma in Business Planning

A Written Assignment of 2,500 words.

 

Why City Colleges?

  • Courses for students who are passionate about their subject, delivered by leaders in their field.
  • Live lectures which are also streamed live on Moodle and recorded for review
  • City centre location in South Great George’s Street, convenient for bus, LUAS, DART
  • Southside Dublin location in Dundrum
  • Study rooms and library in our City Centre location
  • Limited class size
  • Parking